“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Northern Florida and around the country?
UNCF Orlando is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around.
Want to volunteer for a formal event or a noontime luncheon with community leaders? If you’ve got the time and are interested in getting behind UNCF, we’d be very happy to hear from you. Is a child you know looking for the right college? Can you contribute to keeping student aid available and academic programs strong at UNCF-member colleges or universities? UNCF Orlando will make the connection. Contact us today to learn how you can help.
Did you know?
There are three UNCF-member institutions in Florida—among the state’s oldest higher education institutions: Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, the oldest historically black college in Florida; Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens; and Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach.
NEW DATE: THE WALK HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2.
Get ready—the 12th annual Central Florida Walk for Education and Community Fair has been rescheduled for Nov. 2, and you can register today! Visit UNCF.org/OrlandoWalk and sign up to help area kids get to and through college!
HBCUs Punch Above their Weight
The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.